“The trees are whispering to me, reminding me of my roots, and my reach… shhhhhh… can you hear them? Selflessly sharing their subtle song.”
~Jeb Dickerson

Composed in Photoshop using AFX filters, Topaz filters, many layers, color adaptations, defining tools, burning and textures.

Original image is titled “Squirrels in a Plane Tree”, circa 1610, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, public domain.

Textures courtesy of Lenabem-Anna and TextureKing


trees, squirrels, nature, old masters, composites, manipulations

“Sing like no one’s listening,
love like you’ve never been hurt,
dance like nobody’s watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.”
~Mark Twain

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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work Pamela.

  • Thank you Julie!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseabout 2 years ago

    Great work Pamela!

  • Thanks much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • maggie326
    maggie326about 2 years ago

    Gorgeous work Pamela

  • Thank you so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Linda  Makiej Photography
    Linda Makiej ...about 2 years ago

    Terrific work here…. just great!! Instantly faved!

  • Thank you ever so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • barnsis
    barnsisabout 2 years ago

    It seems a simple beautiful creation until you start seeing all the little creatures (9 in the tree alone) scattered around the work. Another winner for you Sis

  • Thanks, yes, lots of little critters in this!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful work Pamela, love your brown and red tones, xxo

  • Thank you, I love saturated tones and the redder tones.

    – Pamela Phelps

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandabout 2 years ago

    Awesome creation!!

  • Thanks JR!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks Lorilee!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyabout 2 years ago

    Lovely work Pamela

  • Thank yo so much Chris!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Dale Lockwood
    Dale Lockwoodabout 2 years ago

    So very nicely done. You are in a league of your own!

  • You are so kind and supportive, thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

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